We found 13 chiropractors near Dixon, IL.

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122 East Everett Street
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. Trista Pitman's specialty is chiropractic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pitman include activator methods and general care. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Self-Pay/Uninsured.

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Clinical interests: General Care, Activator Methods

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307 W 3rd Street
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. Donald Rice practices chiropractic. Dr. Rice's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rice honors.

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404 N Galena Avenue
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. Robert Johnson specializes in chiropractic and practices in Dixon, IL. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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1676 Rockview Road
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. James Sanders' specialty is chiropractic. Dr. Sanders honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
101 W 2nd Street; Suite 150
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Pitkin's specialty is chiropractic. Dr. Pitkin accepts Medicare insurance.

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1125 N Galena Avenue
Dixon, IL
 

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Specializes in Chiropractic
700 Countryside Lane
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. Richard Piller's specialty is chiropractic. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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841 N Galena Avenue; Suite 200
Dixon, IL
 

Dr. Jacob Stegmaier works as a chiropractor. Dr. Stegmaier is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
700 Countryside Lane
Dixon, IL
 

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315 S. Peoria Avenue
Dixon, IL
 

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315 S Peoria Avenue
Dixon, IL
 

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404 N Galena Avenue
Dixon, IL
 

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315 S Peoria Avenue
Dixon, IL
 

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What is Chiropractic?

A chiropractor is a licensed healthcare professional that focuses on restricted movement or inflammation in the joints of the musculoskeletal system that may be putting pressure on the spinal column and nerves. These impingements, as they are known, are thought to affect the health of the entire body. Chiropractors use non-invasive techniques to adjust the restricted joints with the goal of reducing pain and increasing mobility. Chiropractic is generally categorized as alternative or complementary medicine.

Patients may see a chiropractor for any variety of complaint, but most commonly, they seek treatment for back pain, neck pain, headaches, or joint issues. Chiropractors are specially trained to examine the joints, bones, and muscles of the body and to notice misalignment, tenderness, or asymmetry. They also check their patients for range of motion, stability, and muscle tone. Chiropractors are trained in using imaging (such as xrays) and orthopedic or neurologic testing to gain a good understanding of the problems affecting their patients.

When joints have become restricted in their ability to move by injury or inflammation, a chiropractor may perform what is called an adjustment to try and restore motion. When applied to the vertebrae of the spine, this technique is called spinal manipulation. It involves the application of a small amount of force directly to the joint, either by hand or with chiropractic tools (such as a spring-loaded activator). This allows the joint to begin moving freely again, frees up nerve tissues that may have been caught by an inflamed joint, and increases blood flow, all of which encourage healing. When it comes to the spine specifically, the belief is that restoring its structural integrity reduces pressure on surrounding neurological tissues of the spinal column and nerve branches, which reduces pain and improves health.

Chiropractic is one of the fastest growing health specialties in the United States. It can often treat problems with pain and joint mobility effectively, without the use of surgery or medications. Because of this, it continues to gain in popularity.